honored with new scholarship
current member of the RIT faculty is being honored with the creation
of a scholarship in his name.
Eugene Fram, the J.
Warren McClure Research Professor of Marketing, arrived at RIT
in August 1957. He served as director of RITs Center for
Management Study from 1968 to 1982, and helped establish the College
of Business marketing department and international business program.
He has received numerous awards, including the Eisenhart Award
for Excellence in Teaching.
Fram often is called
upon as a consultant by start-up companies, Fortune 500 firms,
and not-for-profit organizations. Hes written or co-authored
more than 100 articles and six books and is frequently quoted
in the news media on a variety of business topics.
Fram also is involved
in community service activities, most recently as co-chair of
the board of the Alliance for Children and Families, a national
Gene stays in
touch with hundreds of his former students, and has had such an
influence on so many that we decided this scholarship was a fitting
tribute, says Thomas Hopkins, dean of the College of Business.
We believe many alumni will want to participate.
The scholarship is
expected to be awarded for the first time before the start of
school this fall. People wishing to contribute should contact
Mark Boylan, director of development for the College of Business,
at 585-475-7477, or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.